|Insight: Syrian Refugee Camp / Food Adulteration / Pet Tales: Acupuncture / Musical History of the Blues - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Syrian Refugees - Events in Boston have moved some of our international news further out of the headlines, but UC Davis Professor Keith Watenpaugh just returned from the massive Zataari refugee camp in Jordan. We'll talk with him about what he saw and how these Syrian refugees, a lot of them young people, are doing. Food Adulteration - How much pomegranate juice is actually in what's marketed as "pomegranate juice?" Or lemon juice in lemon juice and olive oil in olive oil? Capital Public Radio F...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Syrian refugees; Keith Watenpaugh, UC Davis Professor; food adulteration; Elaine Corn, Capital Public Radio Food Reporter; Fighting Economic Adulteration in the Marketplace; Robert Mondavi Food & Wine Institute; Pet Tales: Acupuncture; Gina Spadafori, pet expert; Madeline Yamate, pet acupuncture specialist; Musical History of the Blues, A; Todd Morgan; Gary Mendoza
|Insight: News Network / Search Dogs / "Grow, Cook, Savor" / "Miracle Shine" - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
News Network - In this week's News Network, we'll catch up with Gus Thomson of the Auburn Journal about the recent earthquake and other things. We'll also talk with Jim Smith from the Daily Democrat about a poisoned well in Woodland. Search Dogs - A group of Californian-trained rescue workers are on-scene in Oklahoma City sifting through massive piles of brick and wood left in the wake of one of the nation's worst tornadoes...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; News Network; Gus Thomson, Auburn Journal; Jim Smith, Daily Democrat; Search Dog Foundation; Wilma Melville, former FEMA-Certified Canine Search Specialist; Wilma Melville, founder, Search Dog Foundation; Grow, Cook, Savor; Elaine Corn, Capital Public Radio Food Reporter; Maryellen Burns, director, We Are Where We Eat Project; Miracle Shine; Bob Stanley, Sacramento Poet Laureate, author of Miracle Shine book of poems; Pete Gealey, bass player; studio performance; live performance
|Insight: Gun Violence Prevention / Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro / The Women of "Robyn is Happy" / Eating the Region - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Gun Violence Prevention Task Force - In America's re-energized debate on gun control most people agree there's room for change. Finding the middle ground between the people who want sweeping reform and the people who want minor tweaks is where the battle lies. Standing on the dividing line is the hunting, gun-owning Democratic Congressman from Napa, Mike Thompson, who is charged with shaping the future of gun laws in America...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Gun Violence Prevention Task Force; Mike Thompson, gun-owning Democratic Congressman from Napa; Kilimanjaro climb; fragile X syndrome; UC Davis MIND Institute; Randi Hagerman; Robyn is Happy; B Street Theatre production of Robyn is Happy; Elizabeth Nunziato, actress; Melinda Parrett, actress; Amy Kelly, actress; Eating the Region; iceberg lettuce salad; Elaine Corn, Capital Public Radio food reporter
|Insight: Californians and the ACA / Tales From the Trail / Elaine Eats: Blueberries / Alabama Bound - Capital Public Radio, inc.|
Californians and the ACA - A new Field Poll released this morning finds that most Californians may like the Affordable Care Act, but they don't know much about it or the state's healthcare exchange, "Covered California." Many people think they're not eligible for coverage and this lack of information could cause big problems when enrollment opens in October. What's going on here? Is there not enough information out there or are people not paying attention because they donât believe it affects t...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Californians and the ACA; Affordable Care Act; Covered California; not eligible for coverage; lack of information; Tales From the Trail; Samantha Szesciorka; she completed a 450-mile journey across Nevada; her dog, Bella, and her mustang, Sage; plight of wild horses; Elaine Eats: Blueberries; bumper crop of blueberries; Elaine Corn, Capital Public Radio's food reporter; avoid fake blueberries in commercial products; recipe for Blueberry Coffeecake; Alabama Bound; sold-out shows in Sacramento and San Francisco; New York International Fringe Festival; Alabama native Charlotte Higgins; Sacramento star Linda Nalbandian; five vignettes of memorable Southern women; multi-arts festival this Sunday
|Insight-130619: Eppie Johnson / The Prisoner of Carrot Castle / Eating with Elaine / Open Mic Sketchbook - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Eppie Johnson - Eppie Johnson is celebrating a few important numbers: He's had a milestone birthday, his Great Race has hit a big anniversary and he crossed the 1-million dollar mark in donations to Sacramento County Therapeutic Recreation Services. The upcoming 40th annual Eppie's Great Race, The World's Oldest Triathlon, is scheduled for Saturday, July 20, 2013. "The Prisoner of Carrot Castle" - Did you know that Monday was, "National Eat Your Vegetables Day?" And that June is "National Fruits...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Eppie Johnson; Great Race; 1-million dollar mark in donations to Sacramento County Therapeutic Recreation Services; 40th annual Eppie's Great Race; The World's Oldest Triathlon; Saturday, July 20, 2013; The Prisoner of Carrot Castle; National Eat Your Vegetables Day; National Fruits and Vegetables Month; Chris Pedersen, author; encourage children to love their vegetables; Eating with Elaine; cherry season; Elaine Corn, Capital Public Radio food reporter; Open Mic Sketchbook; Lawrence Dinkins, Jr., a.k.a. NSAA, Sacramento Poet; CD; Lightning in a Bottle 2: NSAA's Revenge
|Insight: Tahoe Crayfish / The Collectors / Elaine Eats / Ben Goldberg / DayTripper - Salmon Fishing - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Tahoe Crayfish - California Governor Jerry Brown has recently signed into law a bill that legalizes commercial fishing of crayfish, which could mean good things for the Lake Tahoe Basin. Officials estimate the lake holds 240 million to 280 million invasive crayfish, and fishing the crustaceans will provide local food for consumers and create a new industry. Of course, there are a few hiccups in the deal too...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Tahoe Crayfish; California Governor Jerry Brown; law that legalizes commercial fishing of crayfish; Lake Tahoe Basin; 240 million to 280 million invasive crayfish; crustaceans; Ky Plaskon, Capital Public Radio's Sierra Reporter; The Collectors; eBay; Wizard of Oz PEZ dispenser for $100; limited edition goods; Sacramento's public television station KVIE; antiques; Steve Abbott, whiskey bottle collector; Jason Shoultz, KVIE Producer; Animals and Antiques; airs Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m; Elaine Eats; Elaine Corn, Capital Public Radio Food Reporter; Farm-to-Fork week; Ben Goldberg, award-winning clarinetist; named Rising Star in 2011 and 2013 by Downbeat Magazine; Nels Cline (Wilco), guitarist; Ches Smith, drummer; Ellery Eskelin and Rob Sudduth, saxophonists; Unfold Ordinary Mind; DayTripper: Salmon Fishing; Bob Moffitt, Capital Public Radio reporter; Sacramento River; salmon fishing